Conferences, Workshops, Initiatives

More than 18,000 attendees since 2007 have benefited from the lessons of nationally-known thought leaders and newsmakers.

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Women of Achievement Bridge & Award Project

2020 Honorees Sue M. Wilson Brown, Zada Mary Cooper, Joy Cole Corning

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Challenging Corporations to Lead Change

EPIC Corporate Challenge pushes for parity in Iowa

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Connecting Women across the Midwest

More than 75 companies are members of Women Connect groups across the region

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Developing Leaders Through Dialogue

Women Lead Change helps organizations create structures that help women be successful

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Who We Are

Women Lead Change is dedicated to the development, advancement and promotion of women, their organizations, and to impacting the economy and future workforce.

Women Lead Change is the premier leadership organization for women, offering comprehensive leadership resources including events featuring prominent speakers, networking opportunities, public/private initiatives like the EPIC Corporate Challenge and other important services to advance women’s leadership and impact the future workforce.

IWLC Offerings Wheel Events

Our events span the state and draw in visitors from all corners of the nation. Learn More Here

IWLC Offerings Wheel Research

Women Lead Change, sponsors and partners are committed to advancing the cause of women's leadership. Learn More Here

IWLC Offerings Wheel Education

A statewide public-private initiative to grow and retain women at all levels of company leadership. Learn More Here

IWLC Offerings Wheel Solutions

Women Lead Change offers programs that provide practical and tactical strategies for women and companies. Learn More Here

IWLC Offerings Wheel Support

There are many ways to become more involved with Women Lead Change. Learn More Here

Upcoming Events

Workshop: You Can't Say That!

June 9, 2021 | All Access Virtual, 8-10 a.m.

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2021 Quad Cities Conference

October 13, 2021 | Waterfront Convention Center | Bettendorf, IA

A full day of leadership development for women and male allies.
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2021 Central Iowa Conference

October 27 - 28, 2021 | Iowa Events Center | Des Moines, IA

Featuring Luvvie Ajayi Jones, Jennifer Pastiloff, and more!
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At Women Lead Change, we empower, challenge and inspire the women around us.

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